speech midterm 1 review spc2608

speech midterm 1 review spc2608 - 1. Differences and...

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1. Differences and similarities between public speaking and conversation a. SIMILARITIES i. Organizing thoughts logically ii. Tailoring message to audience iii. Telling story for maximum impact iv. Adapting to listener feedback b. DIFFERENCES i. Public speaking more highly structured ii. Public speaking requires more formal language iii. Public speaking requires different method of delivery 2. Best ways to deal with nervousness a. Acquire speaking experience b. PREPARE c. Think positively d. Use the power of visualization e. Know that most nervousness is not visible f. Don’t expect perfection 3. Ethnocentrism- belief that one’s own group or culture is superior to all other groups/cultures 4. 7 elements of the Speech communication process a. Speaker b. Message c. Channel d. Listener e. Feedback f. Interference g. Situation
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5. Frame of Reference- the sum of a person’s knowledge, experience, goals, values, and attitudes. No two people can have exactly the same frame of reference. 6. Critical Thinking- focused, organized thinking about such things as the logical relationships among ideas, the soundness of evidence, and the differences between fact and opinion. 7. Ethical decision making and what are the guidelines for being an ethical speaker? a. Sound ethical decisions involve weighing a potential course of action against a set of ethical standards or guidelines. Guidelines include: i. Goals are ethically sound ii. Prepared for each speech iii. Be honest iv. Avoid name calling/forms of abusive language v. Put ethical principles into practice 8. Types of Plagiarism a. Global- stealing speech from single source b. Patchwork- stealing info from 2 or 3 sources c. Incremental- failing to give credit for parts of speech borrowed from others 9. Four kinds of Listening a. Appreciative listening- listen for pleasure/enjoyment…(music) b. Empathic listening- to provide emotional support for a speaker…(psychiatrist listens to patient) c. Comprehensive listening- to understand the message of the speaker…(attend lecture) d. Critical listening- to evaluate a message for purposes of accepting or rejecting it… (listen to campaign speech) 10. Causes of Poor Listening a. Not concentrating b. Listening too hard c. Jumping to conclusions d. Focusing on delivery and personal appearance
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11. Most effective ways to take notes during a speech… a. Focus on the speaker’s main points and evidence
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course SPC 2608 taught by Professor Eseke during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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